H. Birdsall, Son & Co was founded in Penn Yan, NY in 1860, then changing their name to E.M. Birdsall & Co approximately 10 years later. Agricultural equipment was their initial interest, but broadened their manufacturing to circular saws around the 1880's. In 1881 E.M. Birdsall & Co moved to Auburn, NY and became the Birdsall Company.
1904 The New Birdsall Company Year Book
Click on the publication below to view a PDF of the 1904 Year Book. Included in the publication are Threshers, Steam Engines and Saw Mills. Information on the No. 1 Variable Friction Feed Circular Saw Mill here at the grounds starts on page 39.
1901 The New Birdsall Co. Price List
Click on the button below to view a PDF of the 1901 Price List for Steam Threshing Machinery and Circular Saw Mills. The No. 1 Saw Mill starts on page 9.